Shaun Carney ran for 113 yards and Air Force stopped Utah twice at the 1-yard line in the final 1:25 in a 20-12 win Saturday, the Falcons' first over the Utes in five years.
2007 (Junior) - Played in all 13 games and started in 12 ... missed one start due to injury (BYU), but did play in the game ... second on the team in sacks with 0.42 per game (five sacks in 13 games) ... sixth on the team with 62 tackles ... second on the team with 10.0 tackles for loss for 39 yards ... three tackles and a half sack vs. SCSU in the season opener ... four tackles and a sack vs. Utah ... career-high 10 tackles (3-7-10) and a pass breakup vs. TCU ... seven tackles, six solo, and two for loss vs. Navy ...nine tackles and one TFL vs. UNLV ...seven tackles, five solo, a sack and a tackle for loss vs. Wyoming ...seven tackles, one sack, one forced fumble and one recovered fumble vs. New Mexico ...four tackles, a sack and pass breakup vs. Army ...four tackles vs. Notre Dame ... two tackles, including one for a loss, vs. California in the bowl game.
2006 (Sophomore) - Played in 12 games as a reserve Falcon back and on special teams ... recorded 14 total tackles, including 10 unassisted ... career-best three tackles vs. Notre Dame and at TCU ... two tackles, both unassisted, at Tennessee ... seven of his 14 total tackles came in the last three games of the season ... was special teams player of the year for the Falcons.
2005 (Freshman) - Played Falcon on the junior varsity team ... had four total tackles, three assisted, in the annual spring Blue-Silver game ... had one tackle for loss for one yard ... dressed for varsity home games but did not play.
High School - Lettered two years in football at strong safety and running back ... second-team all-conference and honorable mention all-Central Florida as a junior ... first-team all-conference and conference player of the year as a senior ... first-team all-Central Florida and second team all-state ... football coach was Phil Ziglar.
Personal - Parents are Norman and Laura Altman ... has one brother, Ryan (25) and one sister, Megan (21) ... birth date is Dec. 30, 1985 ... major is systems engineering management ... member of Cadet Squadron 20 ... attended the USAFA Prep School and played Falcon on the football team ... completed Operation Air Force at Tinker AFB, Okla., in the summer of 2007 ... also a basic cadet training cadre and took a summer academics course in accounting law ... this past summer, was a counselor for the Falcon Summer Sports Camps and took a class in astronautical engineering ... traveled to Pope AFB, N.C., as part of Operation Air Force ... favorite foods are shepherd's pie and lobster ... favorite class subject is management ... favorite TV show is The Office ... favorite movies are Rounders and Braveheart ... person in history he'd most like to meet is Stevie Ray Vaughan ... greatest moment in sports was beating TCU in overtime last season ... lists his parents and his brother as having had the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite NFL team is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ... favorite player is Broncos safety John Lynch.
Career Statistics Year G UT-AT TT TFL Sacks 2007 13 33-29 62 10.0-39 5.0-28 2006 12 10-4 14 0.0-0 0.0-0 Totals 25 43-33 76 10.0-39 5.0-28